The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Knutsford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 17.57% 4.42% 1.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 76.47% 41.67% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
17 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.97% 10.62% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Average daily rate £300 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £319 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
Cheshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) IIS
3 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
5 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) Clustering
9 4 (19.05%) Banking
10 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle
10 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (14.29%) MCSE
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (14.29%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
1 11 (52.38%) IIS
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mart
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Moq
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.52%) Release Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
2 2 (9.52%) MVC
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) TDD
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Document Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) MVVM
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCTS
1 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat